Found March 01, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
Per the Windsor Star’s Dave Waddell, I’m sure that Coach’s Corner will involve some anti-Red Wings and anti-Maple Leafs talk after Wings GM Ken Holland and former Leafs president Richard Peddie offered the following takes on banning fighting in developmental programs, perhaps all the way up to the CHL level at some point: “I’d love to see it at the lower levels,” Holland said. “Are we ready for no fighting in the NHL? I don’t think so. I think the game is evolving at the National Hockey League level. You get into the playoffs and there’s hardly any fighting. I think it’s great there’s no fighting in youth leagues. It’s a good thing.” Former president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Richard Peddie also supports a ban on fighting outside of professional hockey. “I don’t disagree with what they’re doing at the junior levels on the whole fighting side,” Peddie said. “I know there are lots of pros and cons. I’ve heard it debated at the (NHL board of) governor

Red Wings' Lidstrom out again with bruised ankle

APNewsNow. Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom missed his second straight game Friday night because of a deep bone bruise in his right ankle suffered on Feb. 25. The veteran defenseman will miss at least two more games with the injury. Lidstrom's ankle has been X-rayed twice. It is only the 37th game that Lidstrom has missed in his 20-year career. The seven-time Norris Trophy...

Is Brad Stuart’s potential departure the reason the Red Wings acquired Kyle Quincey? Probably so

Cue the, “Oh, s***” alert: Expressen’s Linus Hugosson let me know via Twitter that he spoke to Red Wings director of European scouting Hakan Andersson recently, and Andersson told Hugosson that Brad Stuart is definitely leaving the Wings this summer. As it’s 7 AM as I’m writing this and I haven’t slept since a mid-afternoon nap on Friday, here’s an incredibly rough...

Red Wings entertain a very special visitor at Thursday’s ractice

The Detroit Red Wings will be reminded of their departed friends in Philadelphia next Tuesday, when Mark Howe’s #2 is retired, because Brad McCrimmon’s family will also be in attendance and will be recognized by the Flyers, and today, the Wings’ press corps reports that the family of another one of the Wings’ friends in Stefan Liv’s wife and two young sons. Jonathan Ericsson...

Keep your head up,Twitter

Oh boy, per the Canadian Press: Don Cherry has found a new outlet for his observations on the sport of hockey — Twitter. The 78-year-old commentator on Hockey Night in Canada’s Coach’s Corner announced on Thursday that he had joined the social media site. Cherry made the announcement during an interview with fellow CBC personality George Stroumboulopoulos. His Twitter handle...

Red Wings off-day news: in a holding pattern

The Red Wings have gotten to a point in the season where addressing the team’s issues in terms of special teams play, attention to detail and consistency of effort can only be hammered into players who’ve played over 60 games together so much before the coaching staff’s talking to a wall, and as such, while the Wings could have practiced after Tuesday’s 5-2 victory over the...

Howard gets shutout, Wings clobber Wild

Jimmy Howard made 19 saves for his 11th career shutout, Valtteri Filppula had two goals and an assist, and Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and two assists in the Detroit Red Wings 6-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. The Red Wings snapped the two-game skid at home that followed its NHL record 23-game winning streak in Detroit. Ian White a goal and an assist and Brendan...

Video- The Wrath Of Grapes Preview

via CBC, Don Cherry sits with Jared Keeso, the actor who plays him, and talks about the sequel to ‘The Don Cherry Story’ .

Red Wings Recap: 3.2.2012

That just happened. Detroit scored early and often and beat the Wild 6-0. This was an all around great effort by the entire team.Full recap after the jump: It was only the Wild, but Detroit played outstanding without their two best players. Filppula and Zetterberg were on fire tonight. That last goal by Hank was one of the best passing plays I've seen this year. Val's...

Red Wings-Wild quick take: Datsyuk/Lidstrom-less Wings learn how to walk

The Detroit Red Wings’ 6-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild was both a case of a smart, veteran Wings team pouncing upon an opponent that got into town very, very late and a Red Wings team that started the game sans Nicklas Lidstrom (ankle), Pavel Datsyuk (knee) and Jonathan Ericsson’s (wrist) services, and played the 3rd period without Todd Bertuzzi (Wings coach Mike Babcock...

Detroit vs Minnesota: Trap This

Jimmy Howard and the Lidstromless Red Wings welcome the Minnesota Wild to the Joe tonight where they hope to get the ball rolling on their winning ways once again.Puck drops at 7:30pm on FSDClick the jump for more With regulars Nick Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk and Jonathan Ericsson out of the lineup, Detroit's other stars and youngsters will get the chance to shine. Brendan Smith...

Jan Mursak lost time to injury but now gaining momentum

In assessing Jan Mursak's play, Red Wings coach Mike Babcock began by saying how it was too bad the guy had broken an ankle.

Intent To Know: Red Wings Beer Maiden

From reader Brian Hessier, here's a Detroit Red Wings fan that would be welcome in any NHL arena, assuming she had a pitcher in one hand and a plate of smoked meats in the other.-Puck Daddy Jersey foul?  I think not. Follow NOHS on Facebook

A Tale of Two Teams

Henrik Zetterberg celebrates his third period goal from behind the Columbus goal line By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings enter tonight’s 7:30 pm tilt with the Minnesota Wild in a much better position than their opponent. In three games this season, however, the Wild have given the Red Wings as much of a challenge as any other team and actually boast two victories...

Red Wings remain unconcerned about Todd Bertuzzi’s ‘baggage’

The New York Times’ Jeff Z. Klein spoke to both Red Wings forward Todd Bertuzzi and Wings GM Ken Holland about the team’s decision to sign Bertuzzi to a two-year extension recently, and while Bertuzzi offered little more than a shrug when he was asked about his lasting legacy as an NHL player… “I don’t know,” Bertuzzi said. “I’ll answer that in two more years....
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